The Second Print Edition: It’s Coming, We Promise! Some of you are no doubt wondering what’s happening with the second print edition of Screaming Violets that we so confidently announced would be appearing in December of last year. Just to dispel all doubt at the outset, there will be a second print edition of Screaming…

“If feminism means that we should treat people equally then yes, absolutely, absolutely”  That was David Cameron’s response when Labour MP Rupa Huq asked if he was a feminist. It’s so absurd that it should be written in flashing lights outside number 10 Downing Street this Christmas, as an ironic, ‘festive’ message. Cameron’s ‘feminism’ is, of course, disingenuous. We know this for several reasons. Firstly, when people feel the…

Already plunged back into the old sexist bargain – depend on a partner or watch your children suffer – the women of Britain now face another appalling prospect. They face having to beg a jobcentre adviser for the money to raise their rapists’ children.             – Laurie Penny, The Tory rape exception for tax credits…

FFRWDRWCH IFFWRDD! YN Y MOTORPOINT ARENA 16/03/2016 @ Motorpoint Arena, Caerdydd Bomiau ar Fomiau ar Fomiau! Pa fath o berson sydd yn edrych ar yr erchyllderau sydd yn traflyncu Syria, y miloedd sydd wedi gorfod ffoi oherwy­dd rhyfel, y nifer aflan o farwolaethau o’r holl ryfeloedd amrywiol ar draws y byd a sydd yn meddwl: “Mae angen…

BOMBS AWAY! AT THE MOTORPOINT ARENA 16/03/2016 @Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff Bombs, Bombs, and more Bombs! What sort of a person looks at the horror engulfing Syria, the millions displaced by war, the utterly horrifying number of deaths from the various wars around the world and thinks to themselves: “You know what the world needs? A whole lot…

Payton Quinn on Germaine Greer, trans rights, and the weaponisation of free speech. During this year’s Trans Awareness Week, Cardiff University will be honouring Germaine Greer as a ‘Distinguished Lecturer’, despite Greer’s long history of dehumanising rhetoric against trans women, which includes an attempt to get a trans woman academic sacked from her post for…